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A critical view of current ideas of abiogenesis

  1. Feb 18, 2007 #1
    Robert Shapiro writes in scientific american about the Miller-Urey chemistry that is supposed to be able to form life:

    He also assaults the RNA-first idea:
    Here he gives a golf-analogy:

    He also mentions which ideas he thinks are more plausible.
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2007
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  3. Feb 18, 2007 #2


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    From your link, the article was published by Robert Shapiro, professor in the Department of Chemistry at New York University.
  4. Feb 18, 2007 #3
    Yes my mistake, james shapiro is another scientist.
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